Barbados October 31st 2011 Barbados
Ship docked at Bridgeport and today's tour headed for
a mohagany carving gallery, a rum distillery and a plantation house.
We met Reggie Medford, the owner of the carving gallery who is a
natinal institution here in Barbados. He uses the reclaimeed trunks
of mohagany trees that are being removed from construction sites.
We then moved on to the Four Square rum distillery. Highest ra ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Barbados » Bridgetown The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. Slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production t... ... read more